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Wear Your Romney/Ryan T-Shirt

bilken Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 7:30 AM
As for as these "debates" to call them as such stretches the imagination. In my high school years as a member of a debate (6 students) team we debated Socialized medicine. This was 1950. My team took the CON side. End results? We won. At that time no one believed that government should be a consideration to governing your personal health. As for wearing your Romney-Ryan T shirt, I am sure you have read or seen the story of the 80 year old bus driver telling a 12 year old he should have been aborted because his parents were Romney supporters.

Vice President Joe Biden, in his debate with Congressman Paul Ryan last Thursday, attempted one of many of the strategies liberals use when debating conservatives. The American public got a great display of advancements in cosmetic dentistry. The Vice President, however, failed to pull off the most popular of liberal debating techniques.

I should know the liberals’ strategies because I work in academia and I participate in contra dance, a New England-style folk dance. Like academics, most contra dancers assume that everyone in the room agrees with them. The same could be said for PBS, most media outlets, and government...